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Welcome
Lessons to be learnt - Pell v The Queen [2020] HCA 12
Financial Crime Appeals
Appeals against Conviction; England and Wales
Appeals against Sentence; England and Wales
Caribbean Case Summary
Northern Ireland Case Summary
CORONAVIRUS: GUIDANCE REGARDING APPEAL CASES
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Emma Goodall
Emma Goodall
Lessons to be learnt - Pell v The Queen [2020] HCA 12

Emma Goodall looks at the lessons that can be learnt from the recent Australian judgement quashing the convictions of George Pell.

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Joel Bennathan QC
Joel Bennathan QC
Financial Crime Appeals

Joel Bennathan QC asks “When is a conviction not a conviction?” in the context of POCA.

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Richard Thomas
Richard Thomas
Appeals against Conviction; England and Wales

Richard Thomas analyses the landmark decision in Booth and Barton which addressed the test for “dishonesty” and the use of precedent in the CACD.

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Maryam Mir
Maryam Mir
Appeals against Sentence; England and Wales

Maryam Mir looks at sentencing guidelines and sexual offences where the proposed victim is a police officer.

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Edward Fitzgerald QC
Edward Fitzgerald QC
Caribbean Case Summary

Edward Fitzgerald QC comments on his recent appeal from The Bahamas to the Privy Council involving an unrepresented defendant in a capital trial, and the level of sentencing for murder.  Paul Taylor QC looks at an ECSC judgement based on grounds criticising trial counsel and the interpretation of Preddy.

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Northern Ireland Case Summary

Paul Taylor QC review a DPP’s appeal involving historic terrorist offences, and SOCPA

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CORONAVIRUS: GUIDANCE REGARDING APPEAL CASES
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